10 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly to Rabat, Drive to Chefchaouen
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Drive to Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport, Fly to Cairo International Airport, Drive to Giza
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Giza, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco — 2 nights

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, don't miss a visit to Medersa Ben Youssef, admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fnaa, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, and finally examine the collection at Le Musee Berbere. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Marrakech vacation planner.

Washington, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Marrakech is 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington in May: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around 86°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Chefchaouen.
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Chefchaouen, Morocco — 2 nights

Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
On the 22nd (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chefchaouen trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Chefchaouen takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Giza.
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Giza, Egypt — 2 nights

Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, steep yourself in history at Memphis and Sakkara, and then walk around Al-Azhar Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Giza trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chefchaouen to Giza. Traveling from Chefchaouen to Giza, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Giza sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly to Luxor.
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Luxor, Egypt — 3 nights

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 26th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Luxor visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Giza in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 102°F by day to 73°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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